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Description

A list of Poems and the names of people presenting them, including the poem presented by S. Livingston (likely Susan or Sarah). There are two, loose pieces of paper, with writing on both sides. The pages are not numbered and may be in the wrong order.

Names included: Mrs. Greene, Col. & Mrs. Moylan, Mr. Duer, Lady Kitty, Miss Pronone, Col. Seammel, Miss A.D.H., Doctor Bond, Miss Ricketts, Doctor Draper, Miss S. Livingston, Doctor McHenry, Miss Winslow, Col. William, Miss Elizabeth, Major Steward, Miss P.H., Major Forman, Miss C. W. H., Major Gibbs, Miss Banker, Miss Vanzandt, and Miss Lott.

Author/Creator

Unknown author. Possibly Susan Livingston, later Susan Kean and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833).

Creation Date

circa 1780

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Location Unknown

Collection

The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1739 to 1847. The bulk of the collection is related to Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz (1759-1833). The Livingston and Kean families frequently corresponded and held accounts with other wealthy, prominent, colonial, and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabethtown, Philadelphia, New York City, upstate New York, England, France, and Poland. A small portion of the collection includes correspondence with early Virginia families unrelated to the Livingston and Kean families. The collection includes second-hand accounts of enslaved people owned by the Kean and other families, offering a glimpse into their forced work and places of residence.

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Poetry Event including S. Livingston, c1780

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